Controlled chaos is the only way to describe the musical onslaught brought on by Car Bomb in its fourth studio album, “Mordial.”
With the release of the album, Car Bomb proves once more that there are no rules in music composition. And its move toward experimentation is indicative of a larger trend in the progressive music scene.
There’s the familiar presence of detuned guitarwork in “Scattered Sprites” and blistering hardcore spurts in “Dissect Yourself,” that would impress hallmark greats of the genre like Meshuggah and The Dillinger Escape Plan.
These have been central ingredients in the Car Bomb sound recipe throughout the band’s 19-year career. But now there is a new focus on ethereal melodic elements that resemble Deftones and even Depeche Mode. Guitarist Greg Kubacki really shines here.
In the past, Car Bomb has ventured into the ambient genre, but it’s only been in brief motifs. Now, the band employs extended compositions to great effect, as the new album flows as a cohesive piece of …read more
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